TPCA Nifty News
September 23, 2014
K-12 Fall Parent Info Night October 28th - You Need to be there (and bring your friends)
Traders Point has taken amazing steps forward in the past year and we are still on the move! We want everyone to know what's new and coming down the pike. Each fall and spring we host a parent info night to answer your questions and fill you in on plans for next semester and beyond. Faculty from all grade levels and secondary content areas are here to talk with you about what your child can look forward to in 2015-2016. Hear the latest on academic and new facility plans from Head of School, Ron Evans. Attend info sessions about financial aid, athletics, guidance services and more.
Plan NOW to attend our K - 12 Parent Information Night this semester on Tuesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm. This is also a great time to bring your friends and neighbors with you. All those folks who asked you about TPCA and want to learn more. Remember...we offer a $300 referral fee for each K-12 student you refer who enrolls.
New Homecoming Tradition: King David & Queen Esther
Queen Esther criteria: Beauty and grace, both inside and out; Courage to stand up for what is right; Boldness to proclaim truth and the good news; Discretion: discover God's will and desire to follow Him no matter the cost.
King David criteria: "man after God's own heart"; Upright: willing to stand with integrity; Brave: to battle for right and defend the weak; Humble: Admit to wrong and desire God's will in his life.
One Guess who are the Indiana State Reading Champions? We are!!
Well...not only did our students do a fantastic job and became better readers, but TPCA had the highest number of reading minutes in the state of Indiana! That's right - Number One in the entire state!! We will be receiving a banner with our total minutes (210,743) and stating that our students were number 1 in the state!!!! Congratulations students and leaders Mrs. Herr and Mrs. Mais. We are so proud of you all!
Bump Days are Coming - What's that you say?
So watch for details throughout the year as your child's "Bump Day" comes up. It is always exciting and a highlight! If you have any questions just contact Mrs. Kanzler.
College Go! Week - Alma Maters Matter!
This week, Sept 22-26, is Indiana's College Go! Week. Developed and supported by LearnMoreIndiana.org, It's a week of emphasizing the need for post-secondary education at all grade levels. So what's happening at TPCA for this? Mrs. Harris, Guidance Counselor, is sharing daily announcements regarding college information/fun facts, providing info on scholarship and poster competitions, classroom activities and a "show off their favorite college by wearing a t-shirt or sweatshirt " day on Wednesday. It's never to early or too late to encourage our children to reach for their highest potential!
Know a Great Preschool Teacher? We need a Preschool Assistant!
Rapid Reminders (things we might have shared before and really want you to remember)
- See You At The Pole this Wednesday, September 24th (focused prayer event) 7 - 12 @ 7:30 am; K - 6 during Chapel
- 1st Leadership Coffee, this Friday, September 26th @ 8:30 am at TPCC (hear updates from TPCA administration and ask questions)
- Night Under the Stars this Saturday, September 27 @ 6:30 pm
- Homecoming is next week September 29 - October 4
How Do I Keep Up With TPCA News in Real Time
Social Media, of course! Gone are that tangled grapevine or two cans with a string. We are connected and becoming “more connected-er” all the time. Like, friend, subscribe – whatever it takes – to these Golden Eagle social options:
· TPCA website: see that gold “Socialize” button on the bottom right of our home page? Click it for the latest news on our current social sites. You can join right from there.
· TPCA Twitter (@TradersPointCA)
· TPCA Athletic Updates Twitter (@TPCAthletics)
· Coming soon: Instagram